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2010-05-27
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Through its U.S. subsidiary, Kontron, which specializes in embedded computing technology, has acquired San Diego-based AP Labs Group. The group, which has two operating companies, is regarded as one of the leading system integrators in the areas of defense and aerospace.
2010-05-27
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Raytheon Co. selected Northrop Grumman Corp. to supply the inertial measurement solution for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems (JPALS) Shipboard Reference program. Northrop Grumman's Navigation Systems Division will deliver 18 LN-270 inertial navigation systems (INS) for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the JPALS Increment 1A Shipboard Reference System (SRS).
2010-05-27
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Defence Electronics, an integrated activity of EADS Defence & Security, has invested €1.5 million to extend its skills and capacity for the production of high-frequency modules under clean-room conditions at its Microwave Factory (MWF) in Ulm, Germany.
2010-06-23
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Curtiss-Wright Corp. has acquired Camberley, U.K.-based Specialist Electronics Services Ltd. (SES), a designer and manufacturer of rugged, security-encrypted data recorders, processors, display media, and software for aerospace and defense applications.
2011-05-17
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AgustaWestland signed a contract with the European Defence Agency (EDA) for the provision of an Interim Helicopter Tactics Training Service. Under this agreement, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Sweden, and the U.K.
2014-05-13
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ANSYS and GE Aviation have established a new joint technology collaboration agreement that will help solve future engineering challenges and drive product development processes. ANSYS and GE Aviation will work together over a range of applications to establish forward-looking analysis techniques that leverage expertise from both parties.
2014-07-25
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Pratt & Whitney is teaming with IBM to enhance the engine fleet management and health solutions Pratt & Whitney offers to customers. Pratt & Whitney, with IBM's help, will broaden its current performance monitoring capabilities of more than 4000 operational commercial engines.
2009-08-13
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GE Aviation entered into a cooperative research and development agreement with the FAA to provide a variety of operational and technical assessments to support integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace Systems including the assessment of Next Generation (NextGen) Trajectory-Based Operations.
2009-10-14
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The U.S. Department of Defense recently has adopted AS5553–Counterfeit Electronic Parts; Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition. SAE International had issued the standard earlier this year.
2008-06-30
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Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate to develop a new, integrated solution for enhanced helicopter rotor durability and capability.
2009-02-06
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Eurocopter UK announced plans to build a helicopter service center in Dyce, Aberdeen. The facility will offer logistical and technical support and flight simulator training for the U.K.’s main heliport for the offshore oil industry.
2009-02-06
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Lockheed Martin is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center to accelerate the introduction of innovative technologies into new systems engineering concepts. The corporation will fund $640,000 of research and development projects at Carnegie Mellon in 2009.
2012-08-16
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Ukrainian company Antonov together with Russian United Aircraft Corp. will participate in manufacturing Antonov An-70 transport airplanes. Russian defense ministry already placed an order for 60 such machines, $67 million apiece.
2012-01-24
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Boeing received authorization from the U.S. Air Force to produce and launch the eighth and ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites. WGS-8 and -9 will join four other satellites that are part of the Block II series.
2012-08-30
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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. in Denver has been selected to build and operate the InSight spacecraft. The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission, led by principal investigator Bruce Banerdt of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and managed by JPL.
2013-06-12
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Eurocopter Japan recently signed contracts with Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) for a total of four helicopters. Comprising two medium-class and two twin-engine light helicopters, the new acquisitions will be deployed to Hyogo Prefectural Police (EC155 B1), Hiroshima Prefectural Police (AS365 N3+), Osaka Prefectural Police (EC135 P2e), and Fukuoka Prefectural Police (EC135 P2e), as replacements for aging aircraft in the respective fleets.
2010-05-07
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Northrop Grumman and Bell Helicopter have joined forces to develop and demonstrate a new rugged, high-capacity unmanned aerial system based on the four-blade, single-engine Bell 407 helicopter. First flight of the new Fire-X medium-range vertical unmanned aerial system (VUAS) is expected by the end of 2010.
2010-04-26
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EADS North America and its industry team of American Eurocopter and Lockheed Martin are independently funding and developing three AAS-72X helicopters to demonstrate the performance, capabilities, and maturity of the rotary-wing aircraft for the U.S.
2011-11-16
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The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $383 million contract to maintain, operate, and sustain the Persistent Threat Detection Systems (PTDS). The tethered aerostat provides real-time, around-the-clock reconnaissance and surveillance of broad geographic areas for warfighters in Iraq and Afghanistan.
2010-09-07
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Lockheed Martin has received a $111.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for sustainment of the F-22 Raptor fleet, resulting in a contract value of $709 million. This modification is for the 2010 Follow-On Agile Sustainment for the Raptor (FASTeR) contract, which was issued initially in 2008 and extended in 2009.
2010-05-24
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Allen Aircraft Products Inc. joined forces with the Boeing Co. as part of a team to bid for the U.S. Air Force's new fleet of aerial refueling tankers. As a member of the team, Allen Aircraft will become eligible to increase orders if Boeing is awarded the tanker contract in 2010.
2010-08-23
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The Boeing Co. is expanding its St. Louis-area operations with the planned opening of a manufacturing facility at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah, IL. The facility, tentatively scheduled to open late this year or in early 2011, will use leased space in an existing building to house assembly and subassembly work.
2010-02-09
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Engineers and scientists from NASA and General Motors Co. worked together through a Space Act Agreement at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, to build a new humanoid robot capable of working side by side with people.
2011-02-09
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An agreement has been reached between Airbus and Magellan Aerospace (U.K.) Ltd. securing a further work package, Crown Fittings, on Airbus' A350 XWB. It is expected to generate revenues in excess of $20 million over the next 10 years.
2013-09-23
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NASA has selected six companies to participate in a government/industry partnership to advance composite materials research and certification; the project seeks to reduce the time for development, verification, and regulatory acceptance of new composite materials and structures.
2014-06-23
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GE Aviation recently broke ground for its new machining factory in West Jefferson, NC. The new 80,000-ft² expansion will allow for increased capacity as the shop assumes additional machining work. The increase in volume is driven largely by orders for the new LEAP jet engine of CFM International, a 50:50 joint company of GE and Snecma (Safran) of France.
2011-09-27
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The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) selected General Dynamics Information Technology as an awardee for the Manufacturing Technologies for Remotely Piloted Vehicles contract. General Dynamics will develop new design methods to improve supply chain and manufacturing techniques for all aspects of Remotely Piloted Vehicles and Aircraft (RPVs/RPA), including airborne and ground components.
2010-11-30
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Boeing has agreed to acquire the business and operations conducted by Summit Aeronautics Group in Helena, MT. Summit employs 135 people to manufacture titanium and other hard metal structures for commercial and military aircraft.
2014-08-20
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KUKA Aerospace, a developer of automated manufacturing systems for aircraft manufacturing and assembly, is locating its first U.S. facility outside of Michigan in Everett, WA. The 29,000-ft² center will provide a service and maintenance hub close to KUKA Aerospace customers on the West Coast and help support current expansion.
2016-10-21
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France's Dassault Aviation and India's Reliance Group announced in late September 2016 the creation of a joint venture (JV) in India called Dassault Reliance Aerospace. With this announcement came news that the Dassault Reliance Aerospace JV will be a key player in the execution of offset obligations as a part of the 36 Rafale fighter jet purchase agreement that was signed between France and India on September 23, 2016 and is valued at around €7.87 billion, or about Rs. 59,000 crore.
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